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Nov 02, 2018

San Francisco, CA

Freelance

Agent: Rachel S.

Job #: 140271

Salary: DOE

Job Description

The Role

As a Visual UI/UX designer on our client's Brand team, you’ll contribute to designing new experiences and flows for two of their key products. The role will design new experiences, perform quick research, and ship those experiences in an agile environment. They will support the UX/UI Design Manager who focuses heavily on UX and an understanding of research, so this role will skew more heavily towards the UI.

You are:

  • A smart and passionate Visual UI/UX designer who asks questions, utilizes data and research, and creates user-centered experiences

  • You work on a macro and a micro level, making decisions that support both the overall experience and the individual component

  • You are well versed in both UX and UI and are able to contribute on both levels

  • You have experience designing and shipping consumer facing digital products

  • You’re passionate about how things work and interact, and about creating a visually cohesive and well designed experience

  • You take initiative when you identify a problem

You will:

  • Take in design requests, build new experiences, perform quick research, and ship those experiences in an agile environment

  • Work to publish new content for key product teams, consulting best web practices to make sure the experience you design delivers on those standards, and design experiences by leveraging new and old components

  • Launch content quickly by partnering with the design system team; launch content to test and reiterate on early and often

  • Work closely with developers to update content quickly, not focusing on high polish design until we have had a chance to test its performance

  • Create wireframes and build prototypes to illustrate concepts and work closely with developers to build out an interaction framework

  • Use the evolving digital system to design new and update existing sections of the website

  • Think systemically and help create a pain free and seamless experience for the user

  • Iterate quickly and provide options to external partners

  • Advocate for the importance of user centered design and consumer quality experiences on the team and within the greater organization

Your Professional Profile:

  • Passion to design excellent products for humans

  • 5+ years of professional experience in digital design

  • Strong portfolio of interaction design and visual design

  • ​MUST HAVE Web and Mobile experience

  • Ability to rapidly conceive, visualize and iterate design solutions in a shared environment

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Experience Design, Interaction Design or related field (or equivalent experience)

  • Experience designing and shipping digital consumer facing products and interaction systems

Pluses:

  • Experience designing for diverse audiences of people (international audiences, multi-language localization, accessibility for people with disabilities, etc.)

  • Extensive knowledge of user research

  • Experience working on a distributed team

  • Strong visual design skills:

    • Type, color, layout, hierarchy

    • Iconography and illustration

Want more details about this and other opportunities?
Meet Rachel Spivey!